Auburn Food & Wine Festival
Savor locally grown foods and pair them with Placer County wines. The event features more than two dozen wineries and restaurants, with free shuttle buses operating through downtown and Old Town Auburn.
When: 1-5 p.m. Saturday
Where: Check-in at Lincoln Way and High Street in downtown Auburn, and Old Town Auburn, Sacramento Street near Lincoln Way
Cost: $45, $20 for designated drivers (food only)
Truckin' on the River
Fifteen food trucks peddle their wares, along with a beer garden, childrens' activities and live music. Proceeds go toward preservation and restoration efforts of the American River Parkway Foundation.
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Where: William Pond Park, 5700 Arden Way, Sacramento
Cost: $5 presale, $8 at door, kids 5 and under are free
Information: (916) 486-2773, www.arpf.org
Chinese food festival
In its 29th year, this festival offers such Chinese foods as barbecue chicken, pot stickers and other favorites. The event includes kids' activities and cultural programs.
When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 20
Where: Chinese Community Church, 5600 Gilgunn Way, Sacramento
Information: (916) 424-8900, www.cccsac.net
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